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"Friends don’t let friends get spied on.' – Richard Stallman, President of the Free Software Foundation and longtime advocate of privacy in technology.

Former UK Foreign Secretary William Hague Believes there can be “No Absolute Right” to Privacy for British Citizens

In a keynote address to a packed London hall at Infosecurity Europe, Hague spoke about intelligence gathering by spies at GCHQ, the government’s stance on strong encryption and how former NSA-contractor-turned-whistleblower Edward Snowden had aided terrorism. “In a world where [access to] private information can protect the taxpayer or stop a multitude of crimes or save lives, in my view there can ultimately be no absolute right to privacy,” he said.

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